Energy Efficiency

5 Things We Learned From The Newly Updated “Heat Maps” Developed By Sustainable Energy For All

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) just released newly updated ‘heat maps’ that help identify countries and regions around the world making the most progress  --  and facing the biggest challenges  --  on key sustainable energy issues 5 Things We Learned From The Newly Updated “Hea ...

Canadian Green Tech ceases publishing

It is with regret that I announce today that Canadian Green Tech will no longer be publishing articles, insights or news. The Canadian Green Tech Weekly Briefing, the main instrument for reaching readers, will also stop publication.  Over the last eight+ years, I have witnessed a major shift in ...

New York City Mandates Existing Buildings Must Increase Energy Efficiency

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced new mandates on building owners to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of existing buildings, in a move that will affect NYC's 14,500 least-efficient buildings, which together produce 24% of the city's total greenhouse gas emissions.  New York City ...

Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System

The TRUE Zero Waste rating system is a compliment to the LEED green building rating system, and helps businesses and facilities define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals. TRUE focuses on helping businesses, industrial sectors and schools quantify their performance and find additional ways t ...

Proposed Brexit Energy Efficiency Standards Could Increase Bills By £90 Per Year

UK electricity bills could increase by £90 annually after Brexit if calls to scrap European Union regulations on the energy efficiency standards of domestic appliances and lightbulbs are approved, making way for less-efficient Chinese-made products, according to a new report from the Energy & Cli ...

Advanced Transportation Projects Receive Federal Investment

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office this week announced $13.4 million in investments to support five new cost-shared, community-based projects focused on energy efficient mobility systems. Funding will go to support research and development related to connected and autono ...

New Solar Forecasting Tool To Help Increase Solar Efficiency & Reduce Costs

A new solar forecasting service developed by the University of Sheffield will provide forecasts for energy generation from solar PV systems in the United Kingdom up to 72 hours in advance, opening the way for an increase in energy efficiency and a reduction in energy costs.  New Solar Forecasting ...

Scottish Government Announces £4.4 Million For Energy Efficiency Projects

Scotland's Government this week announced £4.4 million in funding for councils to use in improving energy efficiency in homes, businesses, public buildings, and community projects Scottish Government Announces £4.4 Million For Energy Efficiency Projects was originally published on CleanTechnica. ...

Energy storage and energy efficiency among SDTC investments

Sustainable Development Technology Canada is giving additional support to energy storage and energy efficiency companies in Ontario. The government commercialization arm announced investments in six Toronto area companies earlier this week. ...

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2017: Summer Harvest

Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA Colossal Fossil Failure With a president actively hostile towards renewable energy and focused on promoting fossil fuels, it would be easy to think that clean energy stocks would underperform their fossil cousins.  The exact opposite has been true.  Despite the administr ...